Hydro Tasmania believes that these considerations enable the business to address community and stakeholder expectations and ensure long-term business success.
Hydro Tasmania is committed to applying our Sustainability Principles to our business activities, decision-making processes and performance reporting. We externally benchmark our sustainability performance against international best practice, and review our policy and program every three years.
Our Sustainability Principles
We govern the business with processes that ensure integration and implementation of our Sustainability Code. We make ethical decisions through the application of our values and Code of Ethics within a public reporting framework. We comply with relevant legislative requirements and other commitments.
Assets and resource use
We use resources efficiently and maintain our energy system, including assets, for the long term.
We ensure new developments meet our Sustainability Code.
We ensure our financial practices promote long-term prosperity and enhancement of the business. We keep abreast of demand for our products and services. We develop new products and services, as well as adapt and change our current ones, to ensure flexibility in the marketplace and sustainability.
We offer opportunities for employees to grow and develop, ensuring the capability of our people and encouraging innovation, learning and research.
We ensure a diverse and equitable workforce, and support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights. We are committed to a safe and healthy workplace.
We endeavour to gain respect and trust through active engagement with the community and stakeholders. We are committed to sharing information, building community capability and providing for multiple use of our land and water assets. We encourage our suppliers, customers, partners and industry peers to be sustainable.
Ecosystems and heritage
We operate our business to provide future generations with a clean and healthy environment. We minimise our environmental impacts and protect heritage as we look towards the future.
Chief Executive Officer